Press Releases

Professor Lindsay Robertson's Senate Testimony Helps Shape Tribal Tax Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. - Tribal tax issues discussed by OU Law Professor Lindsay Robertson during his testimony at a May 2012 Senate Finance Committee hearing and in follow-up communications – specifically the General Welfare Exclusion, the Indian Employment Tax Credit and the provision for Accelerated Depreciation for Business Property on an Indian Reservation – helped shape sections 204 and 213 of the Baucus bill, included in the “fiscal cliff” bill passed Jan. 1, and IRS policy.

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Military Court Holds Hearing at OU College of Law

NORMAN – Law students, faculty and the public had a rare opportunity to attend a hearing of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) when the court conducted a hearing on November 7 in the Dick Bell Courtroom at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.

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OU Law Professors Judith Maute and Lindsay Robertson Elected to American Law Institute

NORMAN - The American Law Institute (ALI) recently elected University of Oklahoma College of Law Professors Judith Maute and Lindsay Robertson to its distinguished membership.

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OU Law Celebrates Amicus Café Grand Opening

NORMAN - University of Oklahoma College of Law students, faculty and staff celebrate the opening of a new café on the first floor of the Law Center. Amicus Café officially opened Oct. 17 with a ribbon cutting event at noon. Attendees sampled new items on the café’s expanded menu.  In addition, from 4 to 6 p.m., the café hosted an “Oxford-style” pub night for students and professors to enjoy the new gathering area and Oxford Summer Program participants to reunite.  

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OAWL Hosts Charity Auction Benefiting Women's Resource Center

NORMAN –  An Oklahoma City Thunder fan pack, a free night at the Hard Rock Hotel, salon packages, area restaurant gift certificates and fun evenings out with OU College of Law professors are among the many items up for bid at a fundraising auction 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Sooner Legends, on the corner of Lindsey Street and 24th Avenue  Southwest in Norman. Hosted by OU Law’s Organization for the Advancement of Women in Law (OAWL), the event benefits the Women’s Resource Center of Norman.

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